Wednesday, December 4, 2013

NYC Sandy Funding Tracker

NYC Sandy Funding Tracker

New Yorkers can use the Sandy Funding Tracker to track the City's use of federal disaster recovery and resilience funds provided through the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 (Public Law 113-2), and Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013 (SRIA). The Sandy Funding Tracker provides a Funding Summary, which gives an overview of all disaster recovery and resilience dollars allocated to date by funding type and funding details. The Sandy Funding Tracker also provides further detailed information about projects and programs in each major category of disaster relief funds.

U.S DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD) - Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR)
On March 5, 2013, the City received a $1.77 billion grant allocation for eligible Hurricane Sandy disaster recovery and rebuilding activities through the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 (Public Law 113-2), signed into law by President Obama on January 29, 2013. The City received a second allocation of $1.447 billion on November 18, 2013. The funding helps New Yorkers rebuild their homes, businesses, and communities through City-led housing, business, infrastructure, and resiliency programs. The City’s Action Plan to use the first tranche of funds was approved by HUD on May 7, 2013, and the City is currently in the process of amending the Action Plan to describe the second tranche of funding.

FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (FEMA) - Public Assistance (PA)
Through the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 (Public Law 113-2) and the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013 (SRIA), FEMA has provided Public Assistance funds to the City to reimburse eligible costs of emergency response, debris removal and repairing or rebuilding damaged public facilities. FEMA and the City continue to work together to finalize funding for eligible costs as part of the longer term recovery.